CALL FOR PAPERS: ASACP Conference: Asian Perspectives on Mind, Action and Cultivation - AABS

Australasian Association of Buddhist Studies (AABS)

The Australasian Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy (ASACP) is hosting a conference with the theme “Asian Perspectives on Mind, Action and Cultivation”. The conference will be held on 10-12 July 2015 at Monash University, Caulfield Campus, Melbourne. Keynote speakers include Arindam Chakrabarti, Graham Priest and John Makeham. This conference will also feature the inaugural Max Charlesworth Memorial Lecture (Morny Joy).

The conference committee invites proposals for papers, especially in relation to the main conference themes of mind and consciousness, action and cultivation, or the special area of Comparative Philosophy: Methodology, Prospects and Problems.

Conference Panels
Panel 1: Mind and Consciousness in Indian Philosophy
Panel 2: Mind and Consciousness in East Asian Philosophy
Panel 3: Action in Indian Philosophy
Panel 4: Action in East Asian Philosophy
Panel 5: Cultivation in Indian Philosophy
Panel 6: Cultivation in East Asian Philosophy

Comparative Philosophy: Methodology, Prospects and Problems
Panel 1: Indian and East Asian Philosophy
Panel 2: Asian and Western Philosophy
Panel 3: Ancient and Contemporary Philosophy

All papers will be allocated 45 minutes (25-30 minutes presentation, 15-20 minutes discussion). If you would like to chair a panel, please send an expression of interest.
Please send your paper title and the panel in which you would like to participate by 1 December 2014 to monima.chadha@monash.edu.

More details regarding registration fees, travel plans and accommodation in Melbourne will be available on the conference page.

For general enquiries regarding conference attendance, please contact ASACP secretary Alan Polson (ASACP.contact@gmail.com).
 


 

 
Buddhist reliquary stupa

Gold leaf covered schist reliquary in the form of a stupa.  Kusana period, North Western India. National Museum, Karachi, Pakistan. Copyright: Huntington, John C. and Susan L.Huntington Archive